August 27, 1920 ~ June 8, 2004
Fish, Marjorie Jarrott
Born in Los Angeles on August 27, 1920 and passed away on June 8, 2004. She was the beloved wife of Merle Edison Fish, Jr. for almost 62 years and was an energetic and supportive minister's wife to him as they served the North Hollywood Christian Church and the Hollywood Congregational Church. In addition, Marjorie maintained her own career as a teacher. She was a founding member and teacher at the N.H. Christian Church Nursery School and an elementary school for more than 30 years. She taught at North Hollywood's Colfax Avenue and Manhattan Beach's Pennekamp schools. Many life long friendships were formed at Colfax and through the churches.
Margie was a proud life long resident of Los Angeles, attending L.A. High, Occidental College and graduating in 1942 from U.S.C. with a teaching degree. Most of her adult life was spent living in the San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, and Hermosa Beach. In each of those places she was an active community member and volunteer.
In addition to serving and/or chairing many church project groups, Marjorie was active in the Assistance League of San Pedro-Palos Verdes, Banning House, and Hermosa Beach Women's Club. Prior to her retirement from teaching, she was also active with Merle in support of his duties as a member and officer in the Kiwanis (No. Hollywood) and Lions (Hollywood) service clubs.
Marjorie loved to travel, the education field, her bridge groups, and being active with family and her many groups of friends.
Marjorie is survived her husband, son Warren (Gretchen), daughter Janet (George) Buckley, and four grandchildren, Melissa Fish Young, Heather Fish, Adam Buckley and Christopher Buckley.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 PM on Monday, June 14, 2004 at the Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 S. Peck Ave. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3333 Wilshire Blvd. #900 L.A. CA. 90017, or a favorite charity.
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